Wednesday, 16 April 2014



Ancient Jewellery Displayed in Bulgaria’s Capital



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10 May 2010 | Unique pieces of jewellery dating from Antiquity until the beginning of the twentieth century will be displayed during the 15th edition of the Salon of the Arts at the National Palace of Culture.

The ancient adornments are part of the exhibit titled “Created for enchantment….” created by the National History Museum. Some of them are displayed for the first time.

The exhibition contains a large variety of ornaments for the decoration of the head – tiaras, pieces attached to hats, hair needles, forehead and under-the-chin pieces and earrings.

The displayed artefacts also include jewellery for the body and hands, such as bracelets, necklaces, belts, special belt buckles and rings.

The adornments presented in the exhibition are made of gold, bronze and copper and some of them are decorated with precious stones.

The exhibition will be at the Art gallery of the National Palace of Culture between May 11 and 24.

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